Nora Kelsall, our only professional musician, has played at Strathmore Hall and other similar venues. Her harp solo was exquisite:
Another highlight was the violin duet by Alice Stewart and Sue Medish. Here they each tune up:
Unfortunately, I was so mesmerized by Bryan Elwood's electric drum grand finale that I forgot to take a photo.
Everybody played a part. Alice Stewart was the catalyst with the original idea. Kate Koffman was the producer and mistress of ceremonies. Sue Medish opened her beautiful home to the troubadours and their fans. Madeline Johnson catered the event, with a menu that included amazing gingerbread pancakes. Let me know if you want the recipe!
And then there were a few of the no-talents like me, whose contribution was to cheer the others on.
Someone suggested in our subsequent exchange of laudatory emails that we change the name we've given our hood from the present one ("End of Eskridge") to "Best of Neighborhoods." Not a bad idea.